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by cfm-56
Mon Jul 01, 2002 2:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Newest/oldest Fleets
Replies: 7
Views: 2965

RE: Newest/oldest Fleets

I don't think any other airline can compete with JetBlue at the moment..  Big thumbs up
As for the oldest fleet my vote is for PIA...

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by cfm-56
Sat Jun 29, 2002 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Did SAS Back 763 To Majave Today?
Replies: 10
Views: 2994

RE: Why Did SAS Back 763 To Majave Today?

They're probably utilising all newly received A343s so efficiently now that they can reduce the 767 fleet I guess, since I haven't heard SAS has had any problems with the new buses? And soon we'll see the cuter A330s  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> "In thr...

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by cfm-56
Sat Jun 29, 2002 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What About Thai S 744QLR And A340-500?
Replies: 9
Views: 2591

RE: What About Thai S 744QLR And A340-500?

Any chances Iberia will tell us something nice during the Farnborough event..?

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by cfm-56
Sat Jun 29, 2002 5:28 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: CLE-IAD-VIE-IAD-CLE:Austrian And UA
Replies: 4
Views: 3297

RE: CLE-IAD-VIE-IAD-CLE:Austrian And UA

Those are probably the same cameras as used on both Finnair and SAS airbuses, you can watch on your PTV or overhead screens a landscape camera fitted on the underside of the aircraft and one in the nose,quite interesting! I flew Austrian between FRA and VIE recently on a 321 but there wasnt any airs...

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by cfm-56
Fri Jun 28, 2002 7:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SQ 35/152 ORD-CGK
Replies: 65
Views: 8221

RE: SQ 35/152 ORD-CGK

Nice report indeed!

I agree about SIA headsets! they are awful! I'm considering buying my own noisecancelling headsets to avoid these in the future..


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by cfm-56
Thu Jun 27, 2002 1:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dirty Air France Jets!
Replies: 26
Views: 8206

RE: Dirty Air France Jets!

AF should take better care of their airplanes I agree about that, but all airlines have dirty airplanes more or less..but nothing beats a clean one no matter what the livery...The jetways cause the dirty "frame" around the exits or actually around door L1 as this usually is the "main exit". "In thru...

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by cfm-56
Wed Jun 26, 2002 11:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Special Lufthansa 747 Charter To Tokyo
Replies: 25
Views: 3224

RE: Special Lufthansa 747 Charter To Tokyo

Let's hope they get the newest Jumbo, to celebrate  Big thumbs up

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by cfm-56
Wed Jun 26, 2002 11:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Revolutionary High-speed Airliner In Doubt
Replies: 48
Views: 3399

RE: Boeing Revolutionary High-speed Airliner In Doubt

As I recall it the 764 didn't live up the promises about performance which is a shame I'd love to see that aircraft in many other liveries than just DL and CO..

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by cfm-56
Wed Jun 26, 2002 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What's The Longest Nonstop Flight Within EU?
Replies: 24
Views: 3582

RE: What's The Longest Nonstop Flight Within EU?

If you count the Canary Islands to EU, I know Finnair operated charters in wintertime from Oulu (OUL) to Las Palmas (LPA) with the MD-11, flying time around 7+ hrs.

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by cfm-56
Tue Jun 25, 2002 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Some Varig News
Replies: 2
Views: 1447

RE: Some Varig News

And as they return the 737-700's they are heating up some old 737-200's instead, now how is that for progress??
I enjoyed flying their 772 a while ago..very nice  Big thumbs up

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by cfm-56
Mon Jun 24, 2002 4:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Boeing 747 SP Delivery Photos
Replies: 0
Views: 3048

Boeing 747 SP Delivery Photos

Any pics of factory fresh 747 SP's out there??? or other 747's for that matter..
They seem rare...

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by cfm-56
Mon Jun 24, 2002 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boston Globe Article On AA 587
Replies: 5
Views: 2741

RE: Boston Globe Article On AA 587

The 717 tail is made of composite material, yes. Like all other airliners of today.

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by cfm-56
Sun Jun 23, 2002 9:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: AMS-EZE And Many Domestic Argentina Flights
Replies: 10
Views: 6546

RE: AMS-EZE And Many Domestic Argentina Flights

Nice report! very interesting. I must say that Iberias long-haul inflight service is not comparable to the European ones. I flew several times between Helsinki and Madrid and from Amsterdam also and the service has always been impeccable. Strange and sad to see this happening,I will not travel with ...

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by cfm-56
Sun Jun 23, 2002 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are Non-US Airlines Using Metal Knives/forks?
Replies: 21
Views: 3032

RE: Are Non-US Airlines Using Metal Knives/forks?

I flew Varig CPH-LHR recently, they had all metal cutlery in First class.

When I flew SAS to BKK and SIN in april, they had ALL PLASTIC cutlery in Biz
go figure!

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by cfm-56
Sat Jun 22, 2002 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pilots: Most Challenging Approaches These Days
Replies: 12
Views: 3321

RE: Pilots: Most Challenging Approaches These Days

Lugano! (Italy) anyday...  Big thumbs up

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by cfm-56
Thu Jun 20, 2002 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Pics Of Aerolineas/Austral Color Scheme
Replies: 26
Views: 4213

RE: First Pics Of Aerolineas/Austral Color Scheme

Well in my opinion they looked at what the Finnair guys did to their livery and just copied it! except logos and fonts.. not very creative

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by cfm-56
Thu Jun 20, 2002 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is 45 Mins Enough For A Transfer?
Replies: 18
Views: 2132

RE: Is 45 Mins Enough For A Transfer?

You have to pass thru customs in Paris when arriving from outside the European Union.Afterwards you can fly quite easily all over Europe without showing a passport,this is thanks to the so called "Schengen treaty", almost all EU countries belong to this system except Switzerland. I won't bet my mone...

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by cfm-56
Wed Jun 19, 2002 2:57 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Finnair HEL-VAA-HEL With Go-arounds And Diversion
Replies: 6
Views: 4371

RE: Finnair HEL-VAA-HEL With Go-arounds And Diversion

Hi there! Nice report! Damn I've never experienced any go arounds yet in my life and here you come to VAA, my homeairport and gets it two times  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> It would have been nice to watch it...from the ground! Happy landings, regards C...

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by cfm-56
Thu Jun 13, 2002 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Have You Flown With A Female Captain?
Replies: 74
Views: 5584

RE: Have You Flown With A Female Captain?

I flew CDG-ARN on a SAS MD81 last week and both captain and F/O were females actually both quite attractive <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> They were in their thirties I'd guess..The captain even made anouncements enroute in swedish,english and french! I haven't hea...

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by cfm-56
Thu Jun 13, 2002 4:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SK-REA Here I Come!
Replies: 5
Views: 1172

RE: SK-REA Here I Come!

Yep, she's LN-RKF nowadays, Godfred Viking, I flew on her CPH-BKK-SIN in april,very nice aircraft, I flew in Biz and the seats were just super..I'd like to bring one home to watch tv in  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> Btw I flew home on OY-KBA Adalstein Vi...

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by cfm-56
Wed Jun 12, 2002 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SK Leaving Star ALLIANCE.
Replies: 30
Views: 5387

RE: SK Leaving Star ALLIANCE.

Why don't they invite CO to the Star Alliance? Weren't they looking for another US carrier to join STAR?

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by cfm-56
Wed Jun 05, 2002 11:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: UA MUC-IAD-LGA Return And OS Connections
Replies: 20
Views: 4606

RE: UA MUC-IAD-LGA Return And OS Connections

Hi Lufthansa 747!

Its a mess this promo if you are Eurobonus member like me...
They dont accept any otherbooking classes than business or first...
Only flights outside Scandinavia...So I wish I had opted for Miles&More instead..But anyway it was a great report like all the others from you!!

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by cfm-56
Wed Jun 05, 2002 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Much Do You Think This Cost?
Replies: 5
Views: 3304

RE: How Much Do You Think This Cost?

The base blue colour is painted as I see it,Mickey and his miss are probably proudly printed out by the guys and gals at 3M  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> The pricetag is probably millions $$  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big...

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by cfm-56
Tue May 07, 2002 9:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: 777 Trip On LY And RG
Replies: 15
Views: 4581

RE: 777 Trip On LY And RG

Lufthansa747: The STAR promo this summer, doesn't it require that you fly in Biz class??? at least I read this at the SAS pages.....

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by cfm-56
Sun Apr 28, 2002 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA Allowed To Buy 4 777s And 3 A340s - Pak Govt
Replies: 9
Views: 3253

RE: PIA Allowed To Buy 4 777s And 3 A340s - Pak Govt

UA doesn't have any 777s in SEA for sale.They're in revenue service by now.

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by cfm-56
Tue Apr 09, 2002 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1 New Long-haul For SAS Every Year To 2008
Replies: 31
Views: 4328

RE: 1 New Long-haul For SAS Every Year To 2008

I just got back from a trip to SIN with SAS and I must say their new 340s are sooo nice! I flew in business and that was amazing comfort and service of course,I strolled around to the back of the bus during the stopover at BKK and the economy is quite nice too, I think they have an advantage in thei...

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by cfm-56
Tue Mar 26, 2002 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is The A340 Noisy (in The Cabin)?
Replies: 32
Views: 5586

RE: Is The A340 Noisy (in The Cabin)?

Interesting reading this post <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> I'm on my way from CPH to SIN with SAS 343 on thursday 28.3 It's gonna be a red eye...  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> But I'm pleased to sit in Business..so shouldn...

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by cfm-56
Mon Mar 18, 2002 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is Missing On This A/C?
Replies: 25
Views: 3292

RE: What Is Missing On This A/C?

On the -200 series you don't need the center bogie Big grin

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by cfm-56
Thu Mar 14, 2002 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seen This Video?
Replies: 17
Views: 2074

RE: Seen This Video?

Wauh! hope they had airsickness bags onboard..and whiskey...  Big thumbs up
Is there any explanation why the aircraft did this steep climb?

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by cfm-56
Sat Feb 16, 2002 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CO Bethune Flies Away 753
Replies: 15
Views: 2107

RE: CO Bethune Flies Away 753

Some CEO they've got at CO...  Big thumbs up Keep it up Gordie!

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by cfm-56
Thu Feb 14, 2002 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS A340 - CPH-SIN
Replies: 5
Views: 2480

RE: SAS A340 - CPH-SIN

I've got myself booked (J class) for easter, leaving on thursday 28th march, couldn't get a returnseat the following week, friday so I had to wait until saturday and this was business class..economy class was full ages ago.. It seems to be a profitable route for SAS and SQ too. It will be nice to ex...

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by cfm-56
Wed Feb 13, 2002 6:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SAS Route CPH-BKK-SIN Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3341

RE: SAS Route CPH-BKK-SIN Question

Hey folks! Thanks for the info, sorry about my comment on Don Muang Tg 747-300, I have only been there in the middle of the night..tired after a long flight..I suppose it will be nicer this time <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggthumpup.gif" ALT="Big thumbs up"> And yes, SAS flies their new 3...

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by cfm-56
Wed Feb 13, 2002 12:54 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: SAS Route CPH-BKK-SIN Question
Replies: 4
Views: 3341

SAS Route CPH-BKK-SIN Question

So, I'm booked on SK 973 on 29th March from Copenhagen to Singapore with a stop in Bangkok. Question is does anybody know how long the stopover is at BKK? And do I have to sit in the aircraft or is it possible for a terminal visit? Although I'm travelling J class I don't mind sitting there..and Don ...

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by cfm-56
Sat Feb 09, 2002 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helsinki Vaanta Ground Transportation
Replies: 10
Views: 1655

RE: Helsinki Vaanta Ground Transportation

Take the Finnair shuttle to the railwaystation, it costs something between 4-5 Euros, the ride takes about 20 mins. It's a daily service and departs every twenty minutes from both domestic and international terminals. You're practically in the city center when you arrive at the railwaystation  ...

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by cfm-56
Wed Jan 23, 2002 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF 738 Picture Here!
Replies: 28
Views: 2158

RE: QF 738 Picture Here!

I believe the winglets are fitted afterwards at Everett's Goodrich facilities??

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by cfm-56
Thu Jan 17, 2002 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Seats In Y-class On TG's New 744?
Replies: 5
Views: 3404

RE: Which Seats In Y-class On TG's New 744?

I've been thinking the same too, also if the biz seats are any better than on the other 743s and 744s.
They're not near any other standards..

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by cfm-56
Thu Jan 17, 2002 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Garuda 737 Crash Photos
Replies: 26
Views: 9839

RE: Garuda 737 Crash Photos

When you look at the nosecone you could think that they went thru a hailstorm.

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by cfm-56
Wed Jan 09, 2002 1:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Hidrofoils
Replies: 5
Views: 1261

RE: Boeing Hidrofoils

I once took a journey between the two Canary Islands Gran Canaria and Tenerife in 1987 with the shipping line Trasmediterranea.It was a Jetfoil that took us on the 90 minute journey and the ride was "smooth as silk" <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> The jetfoil was bu...

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by cfm-56
Sat Jan 05, 2002 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Camera On A/C Nose
Replies: 11
Views: 1696

RE: Camera On A/C Nose

SAS has them on their new A321 aircraft too.

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by cfm-56
Fri Dec 28, 2001 3:20 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: SIA Font Style
Replies: 2
Views: 9783

RE: SIA Font Style

Ok, thanks! so I'll do it the hard way..  Big thumbs up

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by cfm-56
Thu Dec 27, 2001 4:59 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: SIA Font Style
Replies: 2
Views: 9783

SIA Font Style

Does anyone know what font Singapore Airlines use???
seems to me they made one themselves..

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by cfm-56
Wed Dec 26, 2001 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Type Of Aircraft Have You Flown The Most?
Replies: 53
Views: 4782

RE: What Type Of Aircraft Have You Flown The Most?

SAS DC-9-30 and Finnair DC-9-30  Big thumbs up

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by cfm-56
Wed Dec 26, 2001 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Widebody Plans
Replies: 26
Views: 2113

RE: KLM Widebody Plans

Airplanetire: Air France has an order for 10 777-300 with deliveries beginning in oct. 2003.
That's already one european carrier to chose the 773 even when we know AF is very fond of Airbus Big grin

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by cfm-56
Tue Dec 25, 2001 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Christmas Cards From Airlines
Replies: 9
Views: 3100

RE: Christmas Cards From Airlines

I did get one from SAS Finland last year but not this year...hmmm gotta keep those ff miles coming faster  Big thumbs up

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by cfm-56
Tue Dec 25, 2001 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Boeing 747-300
Replies: 8
Views: 2767

RE: The Boeing 747-300

I think JAL also modified some with SUD.Or are those even from the older -100 series???

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by cfm-56
Tue Dec 25, 2001 5:52 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Singapore Airlines UltimoPlus (772ER)
Replies: 5
Views: 3818

RE: Singapore Airlines UltimoPlus (772ER)

That's what I was thinking too..  Big thumbs up

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by cfm-56
Tue Dec 25, 2001 4:29 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Singapore Airlines UltimoPlus (772ER)
Replies: 5
Views: 3818

RE: Singapore Airlines UltimoPlus (772ER)

Do you know if they are installed in all the new 772ER:s?? I'm thinking if I should take SQ 772 or SAS 340 from CPH to SIN in february and I don't know which one is more comfortable..J class that is <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> Merry Christmas "In thrust we trust...

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by cfm-56
Mon Dec 24, 2001 6:17 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Continental DC-10 With Winglets
Replies: 2
Views: 2519

RE: Continental DC-10 With Winglets

I have a book about the DC-10s history and progress,
there is a picture of a Continental DC-10 with winglets in that one.I cant upload the pic here but I can scan it for you and e-mail it if you want to?

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by cfm-56
Thu Dec 20, 2001 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS A340, Interesting.
Replies: 28
Views: 2588

RE: SAS A340, Interesting.

Here is a tough question: should I travel SQ or SAS from CPH to SIN? I don't know which one to choose.. Both have nice new aircraft on the route SQ 772ER and SAS the A340..the ticket price is about the same in J class.Suggestions? btw I don't think SQ have windows in their toilets..SQ 0 - SAS 1 &nbs...

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by cfm-56
Sat Dec 15, 2001 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B777ER "Spaceship"
Replies: 3
Views: 1368

RE: B777ER "Spaceship"

Hmmm...I think someone got stuck with a "danish" in their throat when they wrote that <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> The SQ 777 are called Jubilee, that's at least the 200-ER version which is the version used for CPH-SIN. Or maybe SIA is naming some new form of Sta...

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